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Comedy Central
May 13, 2013 11:00pm PDT
to focus on organizations with "political sounding names seeking tax-exempt status." >> jon: political sounding names! that could be anybody! political sounding names. that's not right wing. it could be hippies for change or occupy ralph nader. (laughter) i mean, not necessarily just right wing. >> groups with names like "we the people" or "take back the country." >> jon: okay, that's right wing. >> specialists were told to be on the lookout for tea party applications. along with groups whose mission was to educate about the constitution. >> jon: oh, okay. all right. in their defense, there is a good reason why people using the i.r.s. to crack down on political enemies would not want americans educated about the constitution. (laughter) and while the tax-exempt status that all political groups get is kind of bull (bleep), it's bull (bleep) that should at least be granted fairly and equitably, spread around evenly, if you will. so unlike much of the benghazi inquiry, this seems like a genuine scandal. so explanation, please, let's say from the individual who oversees tax-exempt organiza
Comedy Central
May 13, 2013 11:30pm PDT
in their titles when they were applying for tax-exempt status. >> as early as march 2010 the cincinatti field office which was put in charge of evaluating applications for tax-exempt status began searching for groups with politically identifiable names. according to the "washington post" of the 298 groups selected for special scrutiny 72 had the words "tea party" in their title >> stephen: the i.r.s. owes an apology to every tea party group in america including suzy johnson and her eight stuffed animals. folks, oh, they're coming for her. folks, this is a new low for the i.r.s. what's next? making g.e. pay taxes? folks, there is only one way to describe a scandal this hot. >> this should send a chill up your spine. >> it is absolutely chilling that the i.r.s. was singling out conservative groups for extra review. >> the a.c.l.u. is talking about how chilling this is. >> this is chilling. stephen: it's chilling which also describes the champagne i've been waiting to break out for just this scandal. ( cheers and applause ). because... ( cheers and applause ). folks, this proves that everything
Comedy Central
May 16, 2013 7:00pm PDT
for the educational opportunities that i've had through the tax payers. >> stephen: thank you, stephen. thanks, stephen. stephen: great. for paying property taxes so i could go to school. i think that that's what we all owe each other. >> stephen: let's agree to disagree. >> okay. stephen: wisconsin governor scott walker, great governor or the greatest governor? >> i know scott walker very well. i've been knowing him since he was a really young man. >> stephen: friend of his? i've known him a long time. stephen: good friend? i don't know that i would call him a friend but he's an acquaintance. his wife i think and his children are wonderful. his parents, his parents... >> stephen: his parents are great. his wife is great. his kids are great and he is also great? >> he's the governor. stephen: great or greatest? great in one sense. i think... >> stephen: really great? good at his job? >> no. stephen: good for the people of wisconsin. >> i think he has thrown elderly under the bus, children under the bus. women under the bus. >> stephen: that's a metaphor, right? >> teachers under the bus. steph
Comedy Central
May 14, 2013 11:30pm PDT
of time and tax dollars. >> stephen: oh. this is a waste of time and tax dollars, democrats. well, i've got another bill for you to vote on right here. (laughter) oh, oh, oh, wait, i have an amendment. (laughter) (cheers and applause) i am telling you, folks, the donkey crowd just don't get it every obamacare repeal is unique because republicans never play this issue the same way twice. and i know because i've got every obamacare repeal vote on bootleg. i trade tapes with all the other fans. we call ourselves deadheads because without health insurance a lot of people will die. (laughter) and folks, the only thing i don't like is when the gop gets all self-indulgent and tries to play their new stuff like immigration reform. which has begun its climb through congress in a disturbing reminder that hispanics can vote. (laughter) and make no mistake, folks, the only reason the republicans are doing this is because of the 2012 election. i don't know if you remember that one. sadly i do. despite drinking a smoothie of my entire medicine cabinet. (laughter) you think a cocktail of rolaid, li
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